the countdown to the cover reveal is on (just five days left!!!), so i thought it would be fun share something KINGDOM related to hold you over. before i started writing novels, i wrote music reviews online. singer-songwriters, blues, live bands, big bands, oldies, punk; i adore it all. which means i am SO excited… Continue reading KINGDOM OF THE WICKED playlist
i’m so excited to share the second behind the scenes video of CAPTURING THE DEVIL that i shot with JIMMY Patterson Books and my editor, Jenny Bak! this one is dear to my heart because Audrey Rose isn't able-bodied and it means the world to see a character like me on shelves. part two: "the… Continue reading Behind the scenes with CAPTURING THE DEVIL part 2: the importance of diversity
i have some REALLY fun news from JIMMY Patterson Books to share!!! while i was in New York for BookCon, they had an amazing film crew there and i got to sit down and chat about all things CAPTURING THE DEVIL, characters, plot, and, of course, Thomas Cresswell. my editor also got a chance to… Continue reading Exclusive first look at a three-part series on creating CAPTURING THE DEVIL for anyone who’s pre-ordered CTD!
Because I couldn't resist sharing this <333333333333 "Let's eat Grandpa!" or, "Let's eat, Grandpa!" Punctuation saves lives. Click on photo for link to source.
Friends hate me writing my book. First of all, hi blog friends. *waves* It’s September, my how the summer FLEW by. I’m still in the writing cave, but something came to my attention last night that had my little hackles all raised and scary-like. And when I get mad, it’s NOT a pretty sight. There’s… Continue reading Friends hate me writing my book.
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READ! No, seriously. Put your laptop away and open up a book. Read everything you can get your hands on in your genre (and beyond) and devour the words on the page. Reading is one of the most important things a writer can do to help with their craft. Go on, I dare you to… Continue reading 5 things you can do to immediately improve your writing.
I know I’ve said this before, but it’s something I firmly believe in. If you are querying, or are out on submission, or doing anything where you’re receiving rejections, celebrate them. Want to know why? You are actively DOING something. You decided to go for your dreams, you didn’t just talk about it - you… Continue reading Do you know how incredible you are?